Kent Caldwell
Kent Caldwell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Charlotte Latin


At Michigan ... three-time College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American (2006-08) ... 2007 Big Ten individual event finalist (floor) ... three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2007-09) ... three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award recipient (2007-09) ...four-year letterwinner ... member of the 2010 NCAA national championship squad ... member of the 2009 Big Ten champion team ... two-time All-America honoree.

Fifth-Year (2010) ... returned to lineup after sitting out 2009 with injury at the Windy City Invitational on floor and vault... tied for 5th place (14.85) on the floor (Jan. 16) ... placed fourth on floor (14.65) and third on vault (15.75) against PSU (Jan. 24) ... won the vault title with a season best, 15.800, at Iowa (Jan. 30) ... set a season best on the floor 15.25 on the floor at the Winter Cup Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 6) ... placed second on vault with a career best 16.000 against Oklahoma (Feb. 20) ... placed 4th on the floor (15.15) and fifth on the vault (15.90) in loss to Stanford (Feb. 27) ... recorded a 14.55 on floor and took his third straight top five finish on vault with a 15.80, good for second place in win over Illinois (March 13) ... finished second on the floor (15.10) and vault (16.00) on senior night against Ohio State (March 20) ... recorded a 14.80 (floor) and 15.90 (vault) at the Big Ten championships (April 3) ... finished sixth on the vault in the Big Ten event finals with a 15.75 (April 4) ... posted a season best 15.50 on floor in the NCAA qualifier (April 15) ... posted a season best, and career high, 16.00 on vault at the NCAA qualifier (April 15) ... recorded a 15.45 on floor and secured the NCAA team title with a 15.90 on vault during the NCAA team finals (April 16) ... earned All-America honors on the floor (seventh) and vault (sixth) during the NCAA event finals (April 17).

Senior (2009) ... competing in his fourth season of collegiate gymnastics ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... 2009 Academic All-Big Ten selection ... did not compete in the lineup this season.

Junior (2008) ... 2008 College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American ... 2008 Academic All-Big Ten selection ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... at the NCAA Team Championship, earned 15.150 on floor, 15.000 on vault (April 18) ... won the floor title (15.700), tied for fifth on vault (15.650) vs. Ohio State (March 22) ... earned 15.000 on floor, 14.150 on high bar, placed second on vault (15.900) vs. Stanford (Mar 2) ... at the Pacific Coast Classic, placed fifth on floor (15.150), registered15.050 on vault (Feb. 23) ... at Iowa, scored 14.150 on floor, finished first on vault (15.550), scored 13.100 on high bar (Feb. 2) ... recorded seventh on floor (14.700), eighth on vault (14.700) and 12.900 on high bar against Penn State (Jan. 19) ... placed ninth on floor (15.000), recorded 13.350 on high bar at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 12)

Sophomore (2007) ... 2007 College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American ... 2007 Academic All-Big Ten selection ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Academic All-Big Ten ... posted 9.350 on floor, 8.550 on vault at NCAA Team Finals (April 13) ... scored 9.250 on floor, 9.000 on vault at NCAA Team Qualifier (April 12) ... claimed third on floor (9.575) at the Big Ten Championship Individual Finals (March 31) ... posted 8.800 on vault, took second on floor with a career-best 9.750 at the Big Ten Championship Team Finals (March 30) ... claimed floor title (9.650), posted a career-high 8.900 to earn third on vault against No. 3 Ohio State (March 17) ... finished second on floor (9.600), posted 8.100 on vault against No. 6 Illinois (March 10) ... took first on floor (9.650), scored 8.500 on vault against No. 5 Stanford (March 3) ... tied for fifth on floor (9.400), posted 8.700 at the Pacific Coast Classic (Feb. 24) ... won floor title with a personal-best 9.700, placed sixth on vault (8.150) against Minnesota (Feb. 17) ... Finished first on floor (9.650), scored 8.300 on vault against No. 2 Penn State (Feb. 3) ... finished fourth on floor (9.550), ninth on vault (8.600) against No. 3 Oklahoma (Jan. 27) ... claimed floor title with a personal-best 9.700, finished second on vault with a career-best 8.850 against No. 7 Iowa (Jan. 20) ... took seventh place on floor (9.150), 21st on vault (8.150) at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 13).

Freshman (2006) ... 2006 College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American ... competed floor (9.08) in NCAA Team Prelims (April 6) ... Scored 8.40 on floor in NCAA Team Finals (April 7) ... set season-high on vault (8.80) against Oklahoma (Jan 27) ... posted season-high on floor (9.25) against Stanford (March 4) ... earned first varsity letter.

Prep ... Coached by Nick Baker ... 2004-2005 Junior National qualifier ... 2005 Region Eight Floor Champion ... USA Gymnastics Academic All-American ... member of the Cum Laude Society (top 10% of graduating class) ... Junior Classical League Leader ... scholastic Gold Key Winner (Visual Art) ... National Merit Semifinalist ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee.

Personal ... Born September 16, 1986 ... enrolled in the School of Art and Design ... art & design and brain, behavior and cognitive science double major.

Career Bests

Event Score Date
Floor Exercise 15.700 3/2/08
Pommel Horse -- --
Still Rings -- --
Vault 16.000 4/15/10
Parallel Bars -- --
High Bar 14.150 3/2/08
All-Around -- --
Event Score Date
Floor Exercise 9.750 3/30/07
Pommel Horse -- --
Still Rings -- --
Vault 8.900 3/17/07
Parallel Bars -- --
High Bar -- --
All-Around -- --
   

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